december 2011

"Gravitation can not be held responsible for people falling in love"

-Albert Einstein

The cross must be raised again at the center of the marketplace as well as on the steeple of the church. I am claiming that Jesus was not crucified in a cathedral between two candles, but on a cross between two thieves; on the town garbage heap, at a crossroads so cosmopolitan they had to write His title in Hebrew, Latin, and Greek. At the kind of place where cynics talk smut, and thieves curse, and soldiers gamble, because that is where He died and that is what he died about and that is where churchmen ought to be and what churchmen should be about.

- rev. George MacLeod - founder of the Iona community


Vanmiddag viel ie op de deurmat, de prachtige uitgave van het boek ‘Outside the safe place’ met uit interviews opgetekende verhalen over de wederopbouw van het klooster op Iona onder leiding van dominee George MacLeod in de jaren dertig van […]

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"God is not what you imagine or what you think you understand. If you understand you have failed." - Aurelius Augustinus